ZEDEKIAH

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Biblical PN 1. King of JUDAH, ca. 598 B.C. (1 Nephi 1:4; 5:12, 13; Omni 1:15; Helaman 6:10; 8:21 (x2))
Lehite PN 2. Apostle, ca. 30 A.D., perhaps named after the king of JUDAH (3 Nephi 19:4)

Etymology

The PN ZEDEKIAH is from the HEBREW ṣidqîyāhû "the Lord/Yahweh is (my) right, righteousness, justice, salvation" or "the right, righteousness, justice, salvation of the Lord" (HALOT).

See also Zedekiah / Zedeciah Variants

Variants

Zedeciah, Zedekeah

Deseret Alphabet: 𐐞𐐇𐐔𐐀𐐗𐐌𐐂 (zɛdiːkaɪɑː)

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